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Astronaut interview

This brief interview is provided courtesy of the sports TV channel, ESPN.

Tracy Caldwell arrived at the International Space Station in April, aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule. She is a member of Expedition Crew 24.

According to Wikipedia, “In a television interview on the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, she said she is the first astronaut who was born after Apollo 11.”

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World Cup stadiums seen from space

This sequence of images shows the 10 stadiums being used for the soccer World Cup in South Africa. Five of the stadiums have been renovated and the surrounding areas improved. The other five were specially built.

The images were taken by the Kompsat-2 satellite, and are provided by Spot Image, a subsidiary of EADS-Astrium.

Adapted from information issued by KARI / Spot Image.